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Observation by Tony Rodda: WZ Lyr

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Tony Rodda

Observer

Tony Rodda

Observed

2016 Nov 23 - 19:46

Uploaded

2016 Nov 24 - 17:34

Objects

Spectrum

Equipment
  • C925 (0.63) with CGEM
  • ALPY600 with calibration module
  • Atik460EX mono
Location

Newcastle (TRO)

Target name

WZ Lyr

Title

WZ Lyr

About this image

An off topic CBA-Chat post mentioned the odd behaviour of WZ Lyr, a Mira Cet type variable.  "a mag higher than usual during outburst and at an apparent standstill"...  Not usually what I chase but at an estimated mag 11(v) well within the ALPY range.  Curiosity led me to take 10 x 180s spectra.

This was the result.  Nothing I'd seen before but typical of delinquent M9 stars.

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